Scrotal Lesions of Metastatic Rectal Adenocarcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review

  • Mansour Moghimi Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Amir Aryanfar School of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Hassanali Vahedian-Ardakani Department of Hematology, School of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd, Iran.
  • Fatemeh Joukar Mail School of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
Colorectal cancer, Scrotal lesion, Skin involvement, Metastasis


Secondary scrotal tumors originating from viscera are rare and indicate a poor prognosis. We report a patient who underwent abdominoperineal resection due to his rectal cancer. Tumor recurrence at the surgical site led to prostate involvement. About 1 month after the prostatectomy, scrotal skin metastasis presented as bilateral papulonodular lesions. Finally, brain metastasis occurred and caused his death. Also, several ways by which malignancies can metastasize to scrotum have been discussed.


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Moghimi M, Aryanfar A, Vahedian-Ardakani H, Joukar F. Scrotal Lesions of Metastatic Rectal Adenocarcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review. Acta Med Iran. 57(4).
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